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Moffat County hoops ready for regionals

Girls play Buena Vista Friday, boys meet Denver Science & Tech

It’s March Madness time in Colorado as high schools across the state begin the road to the basketball state playoffs, with 32 teams in each of the 3A boys and girls brackets ready to play in the postseason. Craig will be right in the thick of things as Moffat County High School brings in six teams for the regional rounds of the playoffs. After the boys and girls varsity teams both won their district tournaments this past weekend, MCHS earned the right to host the first two days of the event.

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Craig Middle School wrestlers dominate Meeker, 56-36

Sixth-graders now allowed to join team

During duals Tuesday night in the CMS gym, the Bulldogs squared off with the Meeker Cowboys, taking a 56-36 win overall for the event, which saw Craig claim 11 pins in 25 contested matches.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of March 2, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County girls hoops threepeats as district champions

Boys get second wind to beat Roaring Fork, claim title

Both boys and girls Bulldogs varsity hoops teams reigned supreme at the 3A Western Slope League district tournament at Central High School in Grand Junction, each taking the title and in the process defeating the only teams in the WSL to hand either of them a loss this season, a 56-39 win for the girls over Olathe and 57-45 for the boys against Roaring Fork.

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Moffat County hoops coaches sound off on solid season

Coaches discuss player strengths, favorite memories, playoff hopes

As the Moffat County High School varsity basketball teams move on to the final level of the district tournament Saturday and the regional portions of the playoffs after that, the Craig Daily Press spoke with coaches Eric Hamilton and Sam McLeod about what each of their players brings to the game.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 28, 2015: Colorado Northwestern Community College basketball falls in tourney

The men’s and women’s basketball teams of Colorado Northwestern Community College recently competed in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Scenic West Region 18 tournament.

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Moffat County basketball salutes seniors, preps for playoffs

Saturday wins against Aspen leave boys No. 1 in league, girls No. 2

As you might expect at a sporting event where basketball players aim to win titles, Saturday included a lot of hard work at the Moffat County High School gym — but tireless energy wasn't the only feeling in the air

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 23, 2015: Safari Club selling tickets for annual fundraiser

The Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International will host its seventh annual fundraiser banquet March 21, 2015 at the Craig Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Highway 13. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m., and live and silent auctions will follow.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Feb. 23, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County boys basketball earns Western Slope championship

The stars were aligned for a 3A Western Slope League title-deciding game when Grand Valley hosted Moffat County High School in a battle of one-loss teams. However, the visiting Bulldogs put their stamp on the game with a massive second quarter run to separate themselves from the Cardinals to secure the regular season crown with an 87-66 win.

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Hayden's Lewis guts out 182-pound victory, stays alive for state wrestling medal

Steamboat Sailors, Moffat Bulldogs exit competition

Friday didn't go according to plan for much of Routt County's wrestlers at the 2A and 3A state championships, but two Hayden Tigers remain in contention for medals.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 21, 2015: Local teams to honor athletes

As part of the wrap-up of their regular seasons, the Moffat County High School boys and girls varsity basketball teams will host Senior Night Saturday, acknowledging their senior team members during games against Aspen. Junior varsity level matches begin at 11 a.m., varsity starts at 2 p.m. A chili supper fundraiser hosted by Moffat County Fuller Center for Housing will also be available from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the day’s activities at MCHS. Elsewhere, the Craig Youth Hockey Association Midget team will also honor their senior athletes prior to their game against Heritage at 4:30 p.m. at Loudy-Simpson Ice Arena, 600 S. Ranney St.

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Moffat County advances two wrestlers to Friday's championship quarters

Moffat County High School juniors Issik Herod and Stelios Peroulis each punched their tickets to their respective quarterfinals Friday at the Pepsi Center with strong showings on the mat in the preliminary round.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 20, 2015: Local teams to honor athletes

As part of the wrap-up of their regular seasons, the Moffat County High School boys and girls varsity basketball teams will host Senior Night Saturday, acknowledging their senior team members during games against Aspen. Junior varsity level matches beginning at 11 a.m., varsity starts at 2 p.m.

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Moffat County basketball C-Teams show spirit, conclude season with Soroco

While their upperclassmen counterparts can look forward to some more time on the court, the younger members of the Moffat County High School basketball teams finished the season Wednesday.